“When the protesters set the office on fire, the guard begged them to let women out. But the radicals killed him. The fate of another guard is unknown,” Yefremov said.
Earlier on Tuesday, rescuers found a dead man’s body in the devastated party office which protesters had set on fire.
Seven fire crews from various parts of Kiev left for 10, Lipskaya Street upon receiving a fire alarm signal. Two fire crews were stopped by protesters on Kiev’s Shelkovichnaya Street. They threatened to inflict bodily harm to the fire-fighters and set two tanker-trucks on fire, Ukraine’s State Service for Emergency Situations reports.
“The fire crews reached the Party of Regions headquarters against all the odds and saved 15 people who were on the roof. The firefighters also found a man’s body. According to preliminary information, it was said to belong to an office employee,” the State Service for Emergency Situations said.